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BIBLIOTHECA GAZETTE ~ August 2023: Lounging Around

Some of us honored the theme by lounging instead of blogging, and that's valid.

Cupcakes & Unicorns - My Lolita Lounging Around Essentials

Fun fact: some of Kelp’s full elastic items are actually the least comfortable, cuz they used like, adamantium fibers or something?? Sewists know what I speak of.

frillSquid - Bibliotheca: What I Did On My Summer Vacation I actually had a job where all I did was grade essays, and we used a four point rubric. Remember this next time a teacher gives you like, an 87 on a paper.

Lovelylaceandlies - Lolita Lounge Wear

Seconding L.o.M.O. Loungewear for all your ‘roomwear’ needs!

昔のSewing - Spotlight: Shibori Yukata

Fun fact #2: kelp’s most-worn wafuku piece is a shibori haori

Wear Your Bows - Birthday Freebies!

One of my friends used to do this every year, so I can say this is an impressive freebie haul!


Crimson Reflections

Top 10 Haenuli Dresses By Lolibrary Popularity Courtesy of spreadsheet lolitas, the most powerful ones of eld

Lolita Fashion Exam

I got an 85/100, in part cuz I way overthought a certain question…


Cupcakes & Unicorns

July Coords Roundup

Dressing up while working from home? That’s quite the power level…

Ready for autumn Cooler and greyer summer, huh…

My Favourite Afternoon Tea Spots in Manchester

A great list for anyone planning to be in town!


Dearie Dawn

Birthday haul & weekend trip to Blue Mountain + Wasaga Beach Wonder clips are indeed, wondrous…


Hello Lizzie Bee

My baby shower ♡( ◡‿◡ ) This reminds me, I should look up why it’s called a shower… Birthday dinner with friends ♡ casual hime co*de ♡ You know, I thought I knew what a full English breakfast was, but apparently not… A relaxing birthday lunch ♡ himekaji/mori gal co*de I agree, the camera has an unmistakable porcine quality to it A cute picnic at Eastnor Castle ♡ himekaji + casual agejo co*des

Just little European things, going to castles and what not…

Baby shower no.2 (ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

Okay I tried to look it up and got paywalled…miss my strong library account…


Josine Maaike

My favourite buys from 2023! Ah, yes, that Jane Marple set…



J-Fashion Interviews – PEACE NOW (GLP, 2005)

More milquetoast interviews, with a dose of mystery??



Txarra Otsoa Originals order – Indie Brand Review

Cluster accessories, uh-huh (takes notes)


Mahou Queen

Barbie Movie Meet Up Recap

It’s okay, the bay area meet theater didn’t have a Barbie box either…

NYC Vacation Recap

That has got to be one of the most Instagrammable bagels I’ve ever seen

Dream Doll Collection Complete

Ah yes, the sweet lolita “Matching Headbow” sidequest…

Whisper of Stars JSK & Accessories Review

We here at Bay Area Kei approve of star-themed fashion



Uniform Alterations: Juban, Keikogi, Hakama

My hand-sewing is…well let’s just say I stick to cross-stitch for a reason Yagasuri Quilt: The Quilting

It’s true - the quilters have the True Knowledge of The Craft



Barbie-Inspired Dreamhouse Boutique Cafe @ Popfancy

Spoiler: it’s extremely pink.

Plus Size Lolita Fashion Manufacturing from a Japanese Brand’s Perspective

(Atelier Pierrot: History, Where to Buy, News)

A behind-the-scenes look at the Numbers, for all you Spreadsheet Lolitas

Nu:Carnival Edmond Inspired Deco Ita Nails

I hear many of the youngsters are into these virtual boys…


Wear Your Bows

Meet Up Report: Dessert Tour

…I haven’t been to Beard Papa’s in too long…

Tea Review- Malaya Tea Room

Okay but why is driving in Alameda weirdly confusing? I’m glad it’s not just me.


your other left

A breakdown of my wardrobe

Another treat for the Spreadsheet Lolitas

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